Agriculture Scholarships

Scholarships open to students majoring in Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, and other related fields.

George Washington Carver Scholarship
Sponsor: George Washington Carver Scholarship Fund, Inc.
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 30, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are attending a historically black college or university (HBCU) and majoring in Accounting, Agri-Business, Aquaculture Science, Biology, Business, Chemistry, Communication, Computer Science, Economics, Engineering, Nursing, Physics, Pre-Med, or Public Administration.

Scott-McKenna Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Rocky Mountain Outdoor Writers & Photographers
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: May 30, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students with a career interest in the outdoors. Candidates with an interest in Natural Resources, Forestry, Rangeland Ecology, Wildlife Biology, Agriculture, or related fields are eligible for the scholarship. Photography and journalism majors, with a special interest in wildlife outdoor photography/journalism are also eligible.

NPFDA Scholarship
Sponsor: National Poultry & Food Distributors Association (NPFDA)
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: May 31, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to college juniors and seniors in the upcoming school year who are pursuing a poultry or related agricultural degree (Agricultural Business, Poultry, Science, Food Science, Animal Science, Food Marketing, Ag. Econ, and other related business and agricultural degrees).

Daughters of American Agriculture Scholarship
Sponsor: American Agri-Women
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to any farm, ranch or agribusiness woman or her daughter who are graduating high school seniors, current college students, or returning students who are pursuing accredited courses in agriculture leadership, communications, rural sociology, medicine, or any other courses directly related to agriculture.

NTHA Community Forest Scholarship
Sponsor: Northern Tier Hardwood Association
Amount: up to $1,500
Closing Date: June 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors in specific counties in Pennsylvania who have been accepted to a Community/Urban Forestry, Arboriculture, or related field of study.

Ted Rolins Eco Scholarship
Sponsor: Ted Rollins Eco Scholarship
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and current undergraduate college students who are majoring (or plan to major) in a field related to sustainability.

NAFB Scholarship Program
Sponsor: NAFB Foundation
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: June 11, 2018
Description: Scholarships are open to college juniors, seniors, and graduate students for the Fall 2018 semester who are enrolled in or transferring to an agricultural communications curriculum. Strong consideration will be given to candidates with concentration and/or application in broadcast media.

National Potato Council Scholarship
Sponsor: National Potato Council
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: June 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduate students working to improve the future of the U.S. potato industry.

Mollie Butler & J.D. Orear Scholarship
Sponsor: Welsh Pony & Cob Society of America
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: July 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who are or will be majoring in an equine-related field.

American Jersey Cattle Association Scholarships
Sponsor: American Jersey Cattle Association
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: July 2, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to members (junior or Lifetime) of the American Jersey Cattle Association who will be enrolled in college during the 2018-2019 academic year. Applicant must show an interest and commitment to continued involvement in the Jersey dairy business. In addition to the general scholarships, there is a scholarship open specifically to students in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia.

MFMA Scholarship
Sponsor: Maple Flooring Manufactures Association, Inc.
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: July 9, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who will be enrolled during the 2018-2019 academic year. Applicant must submit a personal essay answering one of six given questions. Scholarship is only open to specific majors (too many to list) – see website for details.

Indiana Garden Club Scholarship
Sponsor: Indiana Garden Club
Amount: Minimum of $500
Closing Date: July 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to residents of Indiana County, Pennsylvania. Applicant must be majoring in ecology, horticulture, landscape design, landscape architecture, conservation, botany, forestry, agriculture, earth sciences, arboriculture, food science, forest ecosystems, plant pathology, or plant sciences.

Nevada Heritage Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor:
Nevada Heritage Foundation
Amount:
Up to $2,000
Closing Date:
July 1, 2018
Description:
Scholarship is open to Nevada students currently enrolled in either a traditional or non-traditional post-secondary program. Preference will be given to students pursuing career goals in the Agricultural or Ag-Business industry.

King Green Scholarship
Sponsor: King Green
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: August 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to full-time U.S. undergraduate students seeking a degree in Agriculture, Environmental Sciences, Biology, or related fields with at least a 3.5 GPA. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to buying locally.

PlushBeds Green/Environmental Scholarship
Sponsor: PlushBeds, Inc.
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: August 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate green degree program in Fall 2018 at an accredited American college, university, or trade school.

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